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the [♪ music ] >> welcome to al jazeera, i'm stephanie sy. here are the top stories. in san diego mayor filner and the city of san diego have settled a suit for sexual harassment. it's not known if his resignation is part of the agreement: the u.n. supreme court council held an emergency session about an alleged chemical attack in syria. the government calls the allegations base less.
>> a wildfire is threatening yosemite park. 2500 structures nearby are also in danger. the u.s. forest service is running out of money to fight the fires burning across the country. it's diverting funds from other areas to cover costs. the nixon library has released the president's secretly recorded phone calls and final meetings. ronald reagan said this, too, shall pass, of course it didn't, and nixon resigned in 1974. consider this starts right now.
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>> good morning 37 i'. i'm stephanie sy. these are the stories that we're following at this hour. fire is burning out of control at yosemite park and forcing thousands to flee. san diego mayor filner is struggling to keep his job after more than a dozen women came forward. and in syria chemical weapons have been usedo